Ask This Old House TV // Season 11 // Episode 10

Ask TOH | Mulch, Natural-Gas Grill

Landscape contractor Roger Cook shows a homeowner how to properly mulch his garden beds. Then, Roger, along with host Kevin O'Connor, plumbing and heating expert Richard Trethewey, and general contractor Tom Silva ask "What Is It?" Afterward, Richard installs a natural gas line for a barbeque grill.

Proper Mulching
Roger shows a homeowner how to properly mulch garden beds.

Where to find it?
Roger showed a homeowner how to properly apply bulk pine bark mulch, which is available at many garden centers.

He used an ensilage fork to move the mulch into a wheelbarrow. These are available at garden centers or agricultural supply stores.

What Is It?
Tom asks the guys to identify cone-shaped tool made of red foam.

Where to find it?
Tom demonstrated an emergency plug that can be used to seal a hole in the hull of a boat. It is manufactured by Forespar TruPlug.

Natural Gas Barbeque Grill
Richard installs a natural gas line for a barbeque grill.

Where to find it?
Richard used threaded black steel pipe, which is available at plumbing supply stores.

The natural gas grill that Richard installed is the Genesis EP-330 Natural Gas, manufactured by Weber.

In the workshop, Richard demonstrated the Ridgid MegaPress, a system designed to join steel pipe without threading. It is manufactured by Ridgid.


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